UK: Divorce Cost Up as Legal Aid Ends

This comes as figures from the Office for National Statistics show there are now an average of 120,000 divorces annually, and 42 per cent of marriages end in divorce.

“The big winners in divorce settlements are often the divorce lawyers,” warns Patrick Connolly from adviser AWD Chase de Vere. “Once a solicitor is involved, costs can soon spiral upwards.”

A report from the Legal Ombudsman published last month found that high fees and poor service have made divorce the most complained-about area of the law.

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